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Phoenix police chief calls viral-video arrest of suspected shoplifters 'extremely unsettling'

(PHOENIX) -- An Arizona police chief said she has apologized to a black couple arrested on suspicion of shoplifting after cell phone videos surfaced showing one police officer threatening to shoot a father as other officers point guns at his pregnant fiancee and their young children."Every time I look at…... Read More

Texas police officer died after fall, not shooting, as originally suspected

(DALLAS) -- A Texas police officer died after suffering a medical emergency, falling and seriously injuring his head Friday. The news, released Saturday afternoon, was a shocking turn from what authorities initially said was suspected to be a fatal shooting of a uniformed officer.Sgt. Keith Shepherd, of the Tarrant County…... Read More

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

(NEW YORK) -- Just days ahead of the 25th anniversary of his arrest on charges he murdered his ex-wife and her friend, O.J. Simpson has launched a Twitter account and says he’s "got a little getting even to do."The inaugural post of the 71-year-old NFL Hall of Famer, who was…... Read More

Severe storms threaten Midwest, Ohio Valley over weekend

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The Father's Day weekend will be a wet one for a large portion of the eastern half of the country.The radar on Saturday morning shows a couple areas of storms from the Plains through the Midwest and into parts of the interior Northeast. Storms are occasionally turning…... Read More

In wake of tragedy in places of worship, faith leaders come together to discuss challenges

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Monday marks the fourth anniversary of the shooting at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina.Nine black people were shot dead at a bible study by a racist gunman hoping to start a race war.After the terrible tragedy, some of the victim's family members tried to…... Read More

Off-duty police officer fatally shoots man at California Costco

(CORONA, Calif.) -- One person was killed and two others critically injured after an off-duty police officer opened fire inside a southern California Costco Friday night, police said.The shooting took place after an argument and was not an active shooter situation, a Corona Police spokesperson told reporters at a press…... Read More

Flights resume at Newark Airport after United flight skids off runway

(NEWARK, N.J.) -- Flights have resumed at Newark International Airport on Saturday afternoon after a United Airlines plane skidded off the runway upon landing and all flights were temporarily grounded, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.The United plane, which departed from Denver International Airport, "experienced multiple flat tires upon landing…... Read More

Swimmer, 67, apparently drowns in Hudson River during competition in New York City

(NEW YORK) -- A 67-year-old apparently drowned in the Hudson River during a distance-swimming competition on Friday afternoon, according to authorities.The man, whose name has not been released, was competing in the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim when he disappeared during the second-to-last stage of the event. The entire competition…... Read More

Man arrested with gun, hollow-point bullets outside elementary school

(WESTFIELD, N.J.) -- A New Jersey elementary school went into lockdown on Thursday afternoon after a man with a loaded handgun and dozens of rounds of ammunition was found in the school parking lot.Police responded to the Tamaques Elementary School in Westfield, New Jersey, after receiving a call from the…... Read More

Man arrested for trying to jump White House fence, assaulting police officer, Secret Service says

(WASHINGTON) -- Secret Service arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a police officer and tried to jump over the fence outside the White House late Friday.The incident took place just after 9 p.m. on the northwest side of the Treasury Building on Pennsylvania Avenue, according to the U.S. Secret Service.…... Read More

Woman arrested in connection to killing of former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith

(NEW YORK) --  Authorities in Arkansas arrested a woman on Friday in connection to the murder of former State Senator Linda Collins-Smith, who was found dead in her home last week. Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, of Pocahontas, was arrested Friday, Arkansas State Police said in a statement. Criminal charges were…... Read More